Ras Al Khaimah
RAS AL KHAIMAH
Ras Al Khaimah is a prime location for tourists looking to immerse themselves in the history and culture of the UAE. Nestled between miles of virgin coastline and the Hajjar Mountain Range are various monuments and historical sites.
Ras Al Khaimah National Museum
Housing a wealth of cultural and historical artifacts from the UAE, the Ras Al Khaimah National Museum is located in the former palace of the Al Qawasim royal family. The museum boasts a variety of exhibits on natural history, archaelogical finds, and artworks that have survived for more than a century.
Other Sites of Note
• Shamal and Sheeba’s Palace, the crypts and ruins of a palace from the medieval era.
• Al Falayah, the former summer residence of the Al Qawasim royal family.
• Jazirat Al Hamra, a ghost town featuring decades-old architecture.
• The Old City and Souk, an immersive experience featuring artisanal workshops and traditional shopping.